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Schools are always looking for qualified, trained Montessori teachers. Search here for our next job opportunity!




June 2017



Growing Light Montessori School of Lafayette, Lafayette (6/14)


Growing Light Montessori School (GLMS) is opening a new campus in Lafayette this August.  
GLMSL is seeking a new Toddler Head Teacher to join their friendly and supportive staff.  This small class of 12-14  18months - 30 months old children has a trained assistant.


The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8am - 1pm or 8am-3pm, plus staff events.


Requirements:  
must love and enjoy small children, have Preschool Montessori Training Certificate along with 12 ECE units, fingerprint and health clearance, and a minimum of 2 years of experience.


Competitive salary, including vacation and holiday pay, plus personal time off.
Please send your resume to Rachel at rachd@growinglight.net.

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Fountainhead Montessori, Dublin (6/14)


Fountainhead has been dedicated to the education of children in an environment designed to stimulate and develop the child's love of learning since 1972. Fountainhead has a state of the art facility that serves students 18 months through 6th grade.


We are currently seeking a fully-qualified AMS or AMI Lower and/or Upper Elementary Teachers for its growing Elementary program. This position is full-time and would begin in the Fall of 2017. 10-12 month employment- applicant choice.


Candidates must have an AMS or AMI Elementary Montessori Certification. Prior experience in the classroom is required. Generous compensation package. Fountainhead offers 100% paid benefits: health, dental, and life insurance. We also offer paid holidays and a rich vacation package.


Fountainhead also offers up to $1,000/year in petty cash for classroom needs and $1,000/year toward continuing education. 


Find out more about us at www.fms.org. Please send resumes to jobs@fms.org
 
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Montessori House of Children (6/14)


Montessori House of Children in the heart of San Francisco seeks exceptional AMS certified teacher to join our unique community. Our year-round program consists of a diverse community of families and educators. We seek to establish and maintain a positive and prepared Montessori environment to support each child to reach their fullest potential.


Essential qualities:

Commitment to developmentally appropriate practice for children 3 to 6 years in the Montessori tradition.

The daily maintenance of a respectful and cooperative atmosphere.

A strong understanding and implementation of the Montessori method with the ability to share knowledge with current and future families.

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Flexibility to work with children enrolling throughout the year.

Confidence working with a variety of cultures, languages and family structures.

Ability to develop classroom setting that is organized and engaging. Comfortable with all written communication and documentation. Embraces parent involvement in classroom.


Minimum requirements:

CPR and First Aid Certification.

3+ years as Lead Teacher in a Montessori classroom.

12+ ECE credits.


Positions are full-time, year-round with three weeks paid vacation, school holidays, and PTO. We offer health insurance, 401K, and a competitive salary.
Please provide a cover letter and three references.  Email: info@montessorisf.net


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University Heights Montessori Children's Center (UHMCC), Menlo Park (6/14)


Montessori Teacher or Intern University Heights Montessori Children's Center (UHMCC) is a year around state-licensed Montessori preschool serving children from the ages of 2 to 6 years. UHMCC has been in existence since 1989 and we have a well-established and great reputation in the community for educating children in the Menlo Park and Palo Alto area. Our goal is to provide a fun and loving environment for all of our students, their families and our entire teaching staff. 


We have an immediate opening for a Montessori preschool teacher in our Montessori Two's classroom who has a passion for the Montessori philosophy and for working with young children who are two years of age. UHMCC offers a warm and nurturing environment with a positive employee culture. We believe that it is important for teachers to work as a team. We promote a cohesive working environment where everyone happily works together to successfully create a positive and loving learning environment for all of our students.


We are seeking interested applicants who have a Montessori diploma, have a Early Childhood Montessori Teacher Credential, have experience working in a Montessori classroom or a Montessori Intern who is in the process of obtaining their certificate.


Position Hours:
7:45 am to 1:30 pm or 8:15 am to 1:15 pm or 8:15 am to 3:15 pm


Applicants are required to have:
A minimum of 12 Early Childhood (ECE) Units
AA/AS or higher degree in Child Development
Successfully pass state/federal fingerprint clearance, background check, health screening and TB Test
Flexible schedule to work extra hours when necessary
Good verbal and written communication skills
Passion for a career in teaching and a love for working with children
Ability to work closely and positively with their peers/co-workers in a team environment.
Applicants responsibilities to include but not limited to:
Supervision of children at all times and ensuring the child's safety and well-being at all times
Prepare and organize materials/jobs on the shelves within the classroom
Plan lessons, songs and activities based on school curriculum when required
Provide assistance in the classroom where needed
Maintain cleanliness in the classroom and the work environment


Required experience:
Teaching: 1 year
Early Childhood Education: 1 year
Montessori: 1 year [Preferred]


UHMCC offers a competitive salary, great benefits package plus more... We would be delighted to have the opportunity to speak with you further to discuss your qualifications and interest in joining our wonderful teaching staff. We look forward to hearing from you! Contact by email myuhmcc@gmail.com and send a resume


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The Child Unique Montessori School, Alameda (6/6)


Lead Toddler Montessori Teacher Needed for Fall
The Child Unique Montessori School is a small, diverse, award-winning preschool that has 3 locations within the beautiful community of Alameda, California (only 20 minutes from San Francisco). We are searching for a certified Montessori Toddler Teacher for Fall 2017-18.  We offer a competitive salary package, health insurance, childcare discount and vacation pay.


Candidates should be warm, motivated, flexible and organized and committed to the standards of excellence according to the traditional Montessori principles and philosophy.  Please speak and write English fluently, possess good classroom management and planning skills and have a desire to work in a collaborative environment. At least 12 ECE units & Montessori Credential required (BA preferred. Spanish speaking a +). Must be authorized to work in the US.


Please submit resume and cover letter to agreatschool@gmail.com.

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Villa Montessori School, Cupertino (6/6) - TWO POSITIONS
 
Villa Montessori is a parent-run, non-profit, non-sectarian preschool that encourages independent, self-directed achievement. In turn this develops self-confidence and positive self-image for the child. Our school was established in 1964 and is affiliated with the North American Montessori Teachers Association and is a "Full Member School" with the American Montessori Society. Our Montessori credentialed teachers, together with parents of our students, form a closely bonded community. Our Montessori program focuses on strong fundamental academic preparation in language arts, science, mathematics, music, and coordination.

Villa Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.


Qualified applicants please send a cover letter and resume and references by email to admin@villamontessori.net
 
Preschool Director
 
Job Type: Full-time, Exempt Position


Qualifications:
Bachelor or higher degree in an accredited program
Holds Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or Program Director Permit
15 ECE semester units (or equivalent quarter units) with 3 in administration and supervision of child care and development programs
15 hours of Health and Safety training
Understand California Code of Regulations Title 22 Division 12 thoroughly
Familiar with the topics shown on workplace postings required by California and Federal regulations (minimum wage, meal and rest breaks, sick leave, family and medical leaves, etc.) is a plus.
Track records of excellent written and verbal communication skills
Track records of strong leadership and management skills
Track records of ability to prioritize and execute
Prior experience in teaching role at day care, kindergarten or elementary school level
Prior experience in adult supervision role
Prior experience in administrative role in day care, kindergarten or elementary school is desirable
Prior experience in Montessori school setting or holding Montessori certification (AMI or AMS) is a plus

Job Responsibilities:
Supervise the day-to-day operations
Fulfill and maintain licensing requirements in program, staff and facility
Recruit, hire, train, develop and discipline subordinates
Work with teachers to develop appropriate curriculums for students in various development stages
Conduct tours for prospective parents, enroll new students and interview new families
Execute programs and organize special activities
Track students' development progress and maintain communication with parents
Work cooperatively with all staff in providing safe, fun, interesting and enriching programs for students
Participate in marketing and development of business
Collaborate with the board of directors and staff to achieve organization's missions and vision

Benefits:
Competitive pay
IRA plan with employer matching contributions
Complimentary group term life insurance
Paid time off
Paid sick leaves
Medical allowance
Professional development allowance
Children tuition discount
Observed holidays and breaks per Cupertino Union School District schedule


Montessori Preschool Teacher
 
Villa Montessori is a parent-run, non-profit, non-sectarian preschool that encourages independent, self-directed achievement. In turn this develops self-confidence and positive self-image for the child. Our school was established in 1964 and is affiliated with the North American Montessori Teachers Association and is a "Full Member School" with the American Montessori Society. Our Montessori credentialed teachers, together with parents of our students, form a closely bonded community. Our Montessori program focuses on strong fundamental academic preparation in language arts, science, mathematics, music and coordination.
Job Type: Full-time, Non-Exempt Position
 
Qualifications:
AMS or AMI certification
15 ECE semester units (or equivalent quarter units) preferably in the following courses:
Child development
Child, Family and Community
Supervision and Administration

Must have at least 2 years working in a primary classroom
Must be able to pass the fingerprinting clearance and show proof of recent TB test and physical exam


Summary of Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Head Montessori Teacher, the Montessori Preschool Teacher is responsible for developing, implementing and carrying out a daily class plan designed to enrich students' lives by providing daily lesson plans which follow the established school curriculum and present to the student a motivated, effective and enriching learning opportunity.

Benefits:

Competitive pay
IRA plan with employer matching contributions
Complimentary group term life insurance
Paid time off
Paid sick leave
Medical allowance
Professional development allowance
Children tuition discount


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Roots and Wings Montessori, Woodside (6/2)


Are you creative, innovative and flexible? Do you have ideas that relate to your own life or views around education that you would like to explore in a Montessori teaching environment? Roots N Wings Montessori school in Redwood city is seeking a new faculty member effective immediately. We can create a job for either a Montessori assistant or a trained Montessori teacher. As a young school, we are continually expanding the activities that we offer the children. There is growth potential in art, gardening, cooking and our outdoor environment. We are looking for a teacher that is excited about teaching and enjoys working with children and adults. 


The Montessori philosophy works to develop independence, confidence and concentration in children. Our teaching philosophy is known to support the development of executive function. We want children to be happy and successful. Please see our website for additional information about the school and programs. 


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 12 hours of ECE. CPR training, current TB tests and some immunizations are required. Work experience in the field and knowledge of the Montessori method of teaching are beneficial, but not necessary. Additional training on the job will be provided. 


Only local candidates will be considered. Please send a cover letter that shows how you could be an asset to our school to Tracy Crawford at Director@RWMontessori.com


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Glen Oaks Montessori, Millbrae (6/2)


Position: Assistant Teacher
We are seeking a dedicated individual to work with us in our authentic Montessori program. Our school invites teachers who are passionate about Montessori philosophy and want to work in a peaceful, caring school. Candidates should have a desire to cultivate an environment that fosters a love of learning in our indoor and outdoor environments.


Glen Oaks Montessori is a well established early childhood program that is respected in the surrounding community.  Our school aims to develop the intellectual, emotional and social independence of the child in a nurturing and multicultural environment.  In addition to our Montessori curriculum, we have a strong peace education program as well as music, Spanish and gardening programs.  


The available position is for a Montessori trained 3-6 assistant teacher or intern teacher. All candidates must have strong communication skills, a healthy sense of humor and a desire to work within a team of teachers.

-Candidates must have 12 units of early childhood education, at least one year experience in a 3-6 year old classroom and an AMS or AMI credential is preferred.


This is permanent position that begin September 2017.  Salary is competitive and dependent on education and experience. Included are five weeks paid vacation, eight paid holidays, medical benefits and retirement plan for full time employee.


Qualified applicants please send cover letters and resumes to the school's founder, Lynette Caron, at lynettecaron@gmail.com.


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Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco (6/2)


Established in the year 2000, Glen Park Montessori is a vibrant, light-filled space housing two classrooms on two floors in the heart of the beautiful Glen Park (home of the revitalized Glen Park Canyon) neighborhood in San Francisco. We have a lovely outside space spanning two city lots where our 100 year-old Redwood tree resides. We are a nature-based school, bringing as much of the natural world as possible into our program to instill a deep love of and respect for our sustainable planet.


Our staff is open, friendly, dedicated, and fun. We value clear communication, collaborative inspiration, and devotion to the principles and philosophy set forth by Maria Montessori. Our classrooms reflect our authentic Montessori practices and adherence to the full spectrum of Montessori materials. We have a warm relationship with our parent group that is highly supportive of our teachers and the school.


1. We are searching for a Primary teacher in one of our two classrooms, who will be responsible for 18 children ages 2.9 to 5 with assistance from a co-teacher or intern. This space has inside/outside access with a deck overlooking our garden.


We require:
· AMI, AMS, or MACTE certification
· B.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field; an AA may be acceptable depending on the applicant's experience and references
· Several years of classroom experience
· Fingerprint clearance
We appreciate:
· Musical talent and other forms of creativity, patience, glowing references, collaboration, a great sense of humor, and most importantly:
·  A passion for working with young children


We offer:
·  Paid vacation and holidays after an initial period
·  A contribution to health insurance
·  Monthly teacher in-service days for classroom organization
·  Support for on-going education and professional enrichment
·  A generous pay range commensurate with education and experience
·  Cultural events that enhance the sense of school community


2. We are looking for a creative, qualified, passionate preschool teacher to lead our afternoon program with 18 children! The hours are from 1 to 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pay very fairly depending on experience and education which can range from $19-23 per hour. There is always room for growth within our school if you are the right candidate.
Please only apply for this position if you have complete the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.


Please send a resume and cover letter to gpmontessori@gmail.com if you are interested in these positions. 
We look forward to meeting you!


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Little Elephant Montessori School, Oakland (6/2)


Montessori Head Teacher (Oakland Rockridge/Claremont)
Compensation: Competitive Salary and Benefits based on Education and Experience employment type: full-time Little Elephant Montessori School, located in the heart of the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland, is looking for a new Head Teacher for our Primary class (3-6yrs). This position will begin on July 1, 2016


Founded in 2003, Little Elephant is a well-established and much-loved part of the community. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, nurturing and experienced Montessori teacher to lead our main classroom. The position is full time Mon-Fri 8am-3:30pm with some evenings for staff meetings and parent events.


Successful applicants must have:
At least 12 ECE units
Certified Montessori Teaching credential
A minimum of five years of teaching experience
Infant/Child First aid/CPR
At least three professional references from work as a Montessori teacher, official transcripts, proof of LiveScan fingerprinting, and a clean background check.
Must be kind and dedicated to the children
Must have a common belief in our school core values (peace, kindness, building community, supporting creativity and passion for learning)
Must have excellent communication skills and speak English fluently


Little Elephant offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance. Full time employees receive six weeks of paid vacation during school holidays as well as days of personal time. Position is available July 1st, 2016 Please submit a cover letter and resume to natanya@littleelephant.net


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LePort Schools, Various Locations and Multiple Positions  (6/1)


Lower/Upper Elementary Teacher, ECE Primary Lead Teacher, After-school Enrichment (STEM/STEAM trained preferred).
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 2.6 to 12 years of age and located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers who are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications:
- Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families.
- Strong Verbal and written communication skills.
- AMS/AMI Certification.
- BS or BA, STEM/STEAM training and Master's Degree a plus (Elementary).
- ECE licensing 12 units, 1-2 years of prior teaching in a Montessori setting.
- CPR and First Aid Certification.
- Proactive decision maker.
- Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest.
- Creative, supportive of growth initiatives and team oriented.


Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to josie@napavalleymontessori.com with either ECE or Elementary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!



May 2017


Napa Valley Montessori Learning Center, Napa (5/23)


Lower/Upper Elementary Teacher, ECE Primary Lead Teacher, After-school Enrichment (STEM/STEAM trained preferred).
Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 2.6 to 12 years of age and located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers who are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Personal and Professional Qualifications:
- Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families.
- Strong Verbal and written communication skills.
- AMS/AMI Certification.
- BS or BA, STEM/STEAM training and Master's Degree a plus (Elementary).
- ECE licensing 12 units, 1-2 years of prior teaching in a Montessori setting.
- CPR and First Aid Certification.
- Proactive decision maker.
- Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest.
- Creative, supportive of growth initiatives and team oriented.


Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to josie@napavalleymontessori.com with either ECE or Elementary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!


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American International Montessori School, Berkeley (5/23)


Montessori Elementary Teacher
American International Montessori School applies Japanese and Mandarin language immersion to traditional Montessori methods. We strive to embody the Montessori philosophy of peace education through globalism and cultural exchange. Our team of experienced, dedicated Montessorians operates as an open-collective of innovative educators. AIM Elementary has a growing program of students from 1st through 6th year; ages 6 to 12.


We are seeking a Montessori credentialed Elementary teacher to welcome onto our team for the 2017-2018 academic year. This teacher will partner with the Elementary Team to further develop our holistic, whole child approach to multi-lingual Montessori education. This position is perfect for either a seasoned, or newly credentialed Montessorian with classroom experience.


Ideal Candidates should:
- have a warm, confident disposition and genuine enthusiasm for working both with students and parents to build a strong community
- be a team player: someone who enjoys collaborative work, has an open and empathetic demeanor, and excels and listening and communication
- have an appreciation and understanding of a multi-lingual and/or multi-cultural educational setting
-have Elementary Montessori credentials

For consideration, please e-mail cover letter and resume to elementary@AIMmontessori.com
Salary is commensurate with experience.
For more information about AIM, please visit  www.aimmontessori.com


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River Montessori Charter School (05/18)


Are you looking for more meaning in your life?  Are you ready to share your Montessori peace education passion with children in the public school community?


Established, public Montessori charter nestled between Petaluma's Schollenberger Wetlands Park and the Ellis Creek Water Plant and Affiliated Wetlands is a learning community where children are inspired to realize their academic, personal, and social potential to become global citizens.  River Montessori Charter School was founded in 2009 by a core group of families and community members who desired to bring Dr. Maria Montessori's Methodology into the public school community.


Just 40 minutes from San Francisco and Napa Valley, River Montessori has openings for elementary (upper, lower and primary) level teachers. Our founding goal is to promote and retain the Montessori philosophy and curricula in the public school community.  We are looking for educators who truly believe Montessori and Public do not need to be mutually exclusive.


Candidates must be comfortable working with a teacher and truly see themselves as part of the team.  Communication skills are an important part of the work of our educational community. River Montessori helps support teachers who hold a Montessori credential, and are working toward their clear state teaching credential.  Conversely, for teachers with a CA clear teaching credential, and passion about children and the Montessori Methodology, sponsorship opportunities are available.


We invite you to begin a conversation: Please send a cover letter and resume to mleonard@rivermontessoricharter.org
or via mail
River Montessori Charter School
3880 Cypress Drive, Suite B
Petaluma, CA 94954


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Starlight School, Alamo (5/18)


Experienced Montessori Head Teacher, preferably Spanish-speaking as well, needed for small Montessori preschool in Alamo starting this fall. Days and hours will be Monday through Friday either 8:30 to 1:00 or 8:30 to 4. This is for a classroom of potentially 17 3-6 year olds. This Head Teacher will have a teacher's assistant which we are also looking for. Starlight School has been around since 1998 with an excellent reputation. It is a small, community-feel school in a lovely environment. We adhere very closely to the Montessori philosophy and are looking for a long-term, dedicated and warm individual who has excellent communication skills and works well with staff and parents. Please call (925) 323-1265 or email info@starlightschool.com and ask for Parisa Kelly.


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Montessori Family School, Bay Area (5/18) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS


Our School: Montessori Family School is a well-established Montessori school providing education to children in the Bay Area for over 30 years. We create a harmonious and peaceful environment by valuing our teachers, parents,administration, and children.


Early Childhood Head Teacher
Opening for 2017-18 School Year


Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach to education.


Professional qualities include:
AMS or AMI Montessori Primary certification
Bachelor's degree
3 years head teacher experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience managing an assistant teacher or in leadership
Significant experience working with preschool age children
Skilled at positive discipline and managing large groups of children
Desirable personal qualities include:
A love for children and a desire to meet all students' needs
Collaborative approach to decision making
Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
An intellectually curious lifelong learner with a sincere passion for Montessori education
Flexible and resilient with a down-to- earth, hands-on style
A healthy and well-developed sense of humor


Compensation
Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries. This is a full-time, benefited position.


To Apply
Send resume and cover letter as one PDF document to Shawna McCarroll, Director of Early Childhood, at shawna@montessorifamily.com. Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employee


Early Childhood After School Teacher
Opening 2017 - 2018 School Year


Our after school program serves our preschool. The after school teacher is responsible for preparing a warm and safe indoor and outdoor environment that is orderly, clean and appealing, and permits the child to grow, explore and learn from his/her activity.


Qualifications
We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach to education. He or she must have the ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children, a high degree of emotional maturity and stability, and the good judgment to handle a crisis should it occur. Montessori training is not required, but a passion for Montessori philosophy and methods and a strong desire to learn about the Montessori approach to education are essential.


Professional qualifications include:
12 Early Childhood Education units including Child Family Community and Child Development
8 hour Child, Health and Safety class
Significant experience working with preschool age children
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Skilled at positive discipline and managing large groups of children
Desirable personal qualities include:
A love of children and a desire to meet all students' needs
Collaborative, team-oriented approach to decision-making
Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
Flexible and resilient with a down-to- earth, hands-on style
A healthy and well-developed sense of humor


Compensation: Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries. Job hours are M -F, 12:30 - 6 p.m.
 $19 an hour.


To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Shawna McCarroll, Director of Early Childhood, at shawna@montessorifamily.com. Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employee


Montessori Family School Preschool Substitute Teacher


We are currently looking for substitute teachers to work at our Early Childhood Campus in Berkeley starting now. Substitute teachers would be working in one of our Montessori classrooms with children ranging in age from 3 to 6 and would receive work on an on-call basis.


Compensation is $19 per hour for teachers with AMS and/or AMI certification, and $18 for those without the certification.
Requirements: Previous experience working with children is required. Must meet licensing requirements of 6 - 12 early childhood units. Montessori experience is a plus.


Only candidates with the above requirements will be considered. We regret that we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Please email your resume to shawna@montessorifamily.com.


LE Head Teacher Position


Montessori Family School is a private, independent school serving 155 students ages 3 to 14 on two campuses in Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA. Our mixed-age LE classroom serves approximately 24 students, ages 6-9, in two adjoining rooms overlooking the play yard, from our hilltop school with a stunning view of the Bay. As the Head Teacher, you will work with and mentor the Assistant Teacher while at the same time you will remain responsible for presenting lessons, developing and maintaining an engaging curriculum, preparing the environment, providing lunch and recess coverage, and performing various administrative, communicating with the others about the students and the program. We seek a positive role model who demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach along with a Bachelor's degree and strong communication skills. We seek Montessori training, culminating in a credential.
Other professional qualities include:

  1. Bachelor's degree with strong written and verbal communication skills
  2. Though we are a low-tech learning environment, you will need solid computer skills
  3. Experience working with lower elementary-aged children
  4. An ability to follow procedure, in other words, highly adept at crossing the T's and dotting the I's, and with gentle reminders, supporting others to do so, while at the same time juggling multiple priorities with calm.
  5. The skills of both self-reflection and collaboration.


Desirable personal qualities include:

  1. A love of children and a deep respect for their capabilities.
  2. Understanding that a teacher's workday extends beyond the children leaving the classroom.
  3. Appreciation for Montessori education and willingness to promote the philosophy with the belief that by working in a small school you can change the world.
  4. Outlook that sees "other duties as assigned" as the best part of any job description.
  5. Taking great satisfaction in making things work even when no one sees what you do.


We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits. If you have interest and motivation for working at an established, dynamic Montessori school, send resume and cover letter combined into one PDF document to Alissa Stolz at jobs@montessorifamily.com by June 8, 2017. If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to present a lesson to students and observers. Your availability for full-time work must start in early August.


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Odyssey Preschool, Foster City and Palo Alto (multiple locations) (5/8)

Odyssey Preschool in Foster City and its new site in Palo Alto are looking for teachers for the 2017-18 school year, beginning in August. 


Preschool teachers must have at least 12 ECE units and be enrolled for the Montessori training, or possess a Montessori Primary Credential. Ability to speak Mandarin is a plus 


Toddler teachers must also have at least 12 ECE units, 3 of which should be toddler units, and be enrolled for the Montessori training, or possess a Toddler Montessori credential. 


We offer a competitive package of salary and benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance, a 401K, and 4 weeks of paid vacation per year. 


Please send a resume and cover letter to Anne Diamond at admin@odysseypreschool.com

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All Are Friends Montessori, Foster City (5/1)


Montessori Assistant Teacher Position: Montessori Preschool in Foster City

We are looking for a Montessori intern or Assistant in our 2.5-5 year old classroom. Possible schedule options; M-F; 8-4 or 9-5:30, available this fall.Competitive pay commensurate with qualifications and experience


Requirements:
Completed fingerprint clearance and background check
Completed health screening including TB clearance
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


Qualifications:
Minimum 12 Early Childhood Units
Montessori Credential or in the process or Montessori training
AA and/or BA Degree in Child Development or related field preferred
Child Development Teacher Permit preferred
Experience working with young children preferably in a classroom setting.


These are competencies we look for in teachers:
*Commitment and passion to education and nurturing and teaching young children.
*Reliable, patient, caring, flexible, positive attitude, and professional.
*Strong classroom management skills:
a. ability to create and prepare a developmentally age- appropriate curriculum supported by child development principles/theories of Maria Montessori.
b. ability to actively and responsibly supervise children at all times and maintain a clean, safe and enriching environment
c. ability to work collaboratively with others; team player
d. ability to communicate effectively and professionally with administration, parents and co-workers in maintaining authentic connections within our school community.


Qualified candidates please send your resume and cover letter to aafschool@aol.com to be considered for this position.

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My Own Montessori, Oakland (5/1)


ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITION-beginning July 1,2017
My Own Montessori, in Oakland/Rockridge, is looking for a new assistant teacher.
We would be interested in someone, who works well in a team, must be kind and dedicated to the children, patent, basic computer skills, energetic and enjoys purposeful work.


Requirements:
12 ECE units or enrolled in classes
Proof of immunizations
3 references, proof of LiveScan fingerprinting and a clean background check.


My Own Montessori offers a complete benefits package with health, dental and a retirement plan.  Six weeks paid vacation, sick days and August off.
This position is hourly, at $14.00 per hour.  M - F  8am to 3:30pm
The position will begin on July 1, 2017 but we can be flexible on start date.


Please send a resume with a cover letter to  myownmontessori86@gmail.com


April 2017


North Shoreview Montessori, San Mateo (4/26)


The San Mateo Foster City School District is seeking a K-8 Montessori Principal.  North Shoreview Montessori is a K-8 public Montessori school located in the San Francisco Bay Area. This magnet school has been a part of the San Mateo Foster City School District for 40 years. The population of the school is diverse with students coming from all over the district.


Job Description:
The individual selected to the position will, under the direction of the Superintendent, provide leadership in all aspects of the school's operation.  His/her responsibilities shall include, but not be restricted to:
·         Implementation and evaluation of the educational program
·         Support to teachers
·         Organization of pupil personnel services
·         Staff assignment, supervision, evaluation and professional growth
·         Communication with staff and community
·         Development and maintenance of a positive school climate and high staff morale and healthy human relations
·         Developing and evaluating his/her own knowledge, abilities, skills and attitudes

The individual should be versed in the Montessori philosophy and developmental stages of the elementary and adolescent child as well as with Montessori lessons and materials.


Qualifications and Education:
California Administrative Credential
Montessori Certification or equivalent desirable
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university
Successful teaching and administrative experience at K-8 level


Interested candidates should apply on edjoin.org
Deadline to apply is May 22, 2017. If you have any questions, you may contact Barbara Weatherly at 650 312-7292.


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LePort Schools, Emeryville (4/26)

LePort Schools is now hiring AMI-trained Primary Guides!
LePort Schools is looking for passionate Guides to lead Primary classrooms in our newest location in Emeryville, CA. This beautifully prepared Montessori campus boasts infant through primary classrooms. In addition to English-speaking guides, we're also looking for native Mandarin (and Spanish) speakers to lead our language immersion classrooms.  


About the position:
In this role, you will be responsible for leading a mixed-age Montessori classroom of children ages 3 to 6. You will be the head teacher of a beautiful Montessori classroom fully equipped with materials from leading manufacturers. Wherever possible, our classrooms include indoor-outdoor workspace.


LePort Schools was founded in 2000 by Dr. Peter LePort, a parent who became passionate about the Montessori Method for his own children and set out to open a school that is both professionally run and authentic to the Montessori philosophy. From that single school in Southern California, LePort Schools has grown to more than 20 schools today, extending its mission to the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, and Northern Virginia.


LePort Schools offers a rich, robust community of thoughtful educators, together with competitive salaries and benefits packages (health insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, great paid time off, and a generous tuition discount).


Learn more and apply at http://www.leportschools.com/careers/


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Montessori del Mar Learning Center, Fort Bragg (4/26)


Montessori Lower/Upper Teacher
Our small public charter learning center in Fort Bragg, CA is looking for MACTE accredited Montessori trained teachers (with diploma), specifically elementary (ages 6-9 and 9-12) with CA multiple subject teaching credential. Charter school experience preferred, but not required. Teachers with CA teaching credential who are interested in becoming Montessori trained will be considered. Montessori trained teachers with out-of-state teaching credential or moving towards credential will also be considered. This is an opportunity for educators to work with students and families that are engaged and committed to the Montessori philosophy.


Center Description:
We are a small public charter Montessori learning center on the beautiful North coast of California. Our rural community is on the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by Redwoods. Our center has been in operation for almost ten years and is run collaboratively by parents, teachers and our authorizing agent. District offers complete benefit package, staff development funds, and flexible job structure. Center offers full array of Montessori materials, supportive Board of Directors and fundraising/organizational


Please email brief bio and resume to Chloe Reed at creed@mattolevalley.org


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Hammer Montessori, San Jose (4/26)


Do you want to inspire today's students to be the thinkers, leaders, and creators of tomorrow? Hammer Montessori Elementary School is looking for Montessori teachers trained to work with kids from 5-12 years old in a public Montessori magnet program in San José Unified School District.


This year, Hammer Montessori celebrated its 20th anniversary in the Willow Glen neighborhood. Our innovative program enjoys strong support from the community, and we'd be excited to welcome you to our family.


Please apply on EdJoin or contact Principal Lynn Belmonte at lbelmonte@sjusd.org.  We look forward to hearing from you!


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Eagle Peak Montessori School, Walnut Creek (4/26)


Well established, public Montessori charter school in Walnut Creek, CA has openings 
for Upper Elementary teachers. 


Eagle Peak Montessori is committed to creating an educational community that 
supports authentic Montessori practice in the public school setting. We seek educators 
who support that commitment.


Candidates must be comfortable working with a co-teacher and truly see themselves as 
part of the team. Communication skills are an important part of the work at our school. 
Eagle Peak helps support teachers who hold a Montessori credential but are willing to 
obtain a state teaching credential. There is also a provision for professional 
development each year.


Responsibilities:
Co-teaching in a classroom of 36-40 students (depending on level)
Supporting the classroom and school team to the best of your abilities
Occasional evening parent education meetings (approximately 3 a year)
Upper Elementary teachers chaperone overnight camping trips in the spring


Qualifications:
BA/BS degree and CBEST taken prior to hiring                                                        
Montessori Credential (AMS/AMI) for 6-12 or 9-12                                                
California or Out of State teaching credential of ability to attain this credential  
Authorized to work in the United States


Benefits:                                                                                                                            
Salary based on experience and credentials                                                                        
School Contributes to Health, Dental, Vision insurance                                              
Retirement through California Teacher Retirement System                                         
Supportive and welcoming work environment (Planning time offered during work hours, 
longer lunch period, small cohesive teaching community.)


Contact: Michelle Hammons - michelle@eaglepeak.org

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Growing Light Montessori School, Oakland (4/26)


Growing Light Montessori School (Oakland) is seeking an afternoon preschool teacher to join their friendly and supportive staff for 2-5 year olds, beginning June 1, 2017 (June start time negotiable).  
The schedule is Monday - Friday from either 1pm-6pm or 3pm-6pm.


Requirements: must love and enjoy small children, a minimum of 6 ECE units, fingerprint and health clearance, and a minimum of 2 years of experience.  


At GLMS we create a nurturing environment that supports the natural curiosity and creativity of each child, while stimulating their inherent love of learning. The classrooms are tailored to meet the needs and interests of the individual child and emphasis is given to the development of the physical, emotional, social, and academic skills providing a powerful educational foundation and enthusiastically preparing them for a fulfilling, self-expressed and productive life.
Competitive salary with generous vacation/sick/personal time off is available.  


Please send your resume and cover letter to Shivani Cancienne at shivani@growinglight.net.


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One World Montessori School, San Jose (4/26)

Adolescent Guide
One World Montessori School is currently accepting resumes for an adolescent guide to develop and oversee a Jr. High program starting for the 2018-19 school year.  OWM is a well established school committed to a offering quality Montessori experience for all children attending our primary and elementary programs.  


We are now seeking a motivated, experienced individual to run a Jr. High program for our students graduating from our elementary program. We are looking for a person who is dedicated, inspirational, able to effectively communicate with students and parents who feels working with adolescents is their true calling. Compensation is commensurate with experience.


For more information about our school, please visit our web site at www.oneworldmontessori.org
Send resumes to Lisa Maxham, Human Resources at Lisa@oneworldmontessori.org.


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​The Model School, Berkeley
(4/26)


Head Teacher for Pre-K
The Model School, a long-time leader in the Berkeley early education community, is hiring a Head Teacher for one of our Pre-K classrooms. Our teachers stay with us for so long these positions don't open often. This is a unique opportunity to join an extraordinary community!


Our mission is simple: provide a welcoming place where children can't wait to learn, and where teachers are empowered to create comprehensive educational programs within a humanistic developmental learning environment. We provide child care and development services for children between the ages of three months and six years, spread across five classrooms and a computer/transition room.


Responsibilities include:
- Creating developmentally appropriate curriculum in conjunction with the team
- Exemplifying the Model School philosophy, rooted in Montessori methodologies
- Working effectively with fellow teachers, encouraging their talents
- Attending and participating in monthly staff meetings
- Organizing plans and directing field trips
- Conducting or overseeing two parent conferences each year, and additional conferences as needed


Requirements include:
- Degree from an accredited college or university
- Major in child development, early childhood education or a related field
- Montessori-certified preferred


A little more info:
The director and founder of The Model School, Dr. Daisy L. Rivers-Mante, is a Cal-Berkeley trained PhD with decades of experience in the field of early childhood education. She loves working with young children, and is equally committed to their growth and the development of those adults whose duty and privilege it is to guide them. The parents of the school are equally dedicated and supportive, just ask any of the teachers!


We welcome any and all applications, please email dlmante@themodelschool.org to see if you're a fit!


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Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco (4/26)


We are looking for a creative, qualified, passionate preschool teacher to lead our afternoon program with 18 children! The hours are from 1 to 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pay very fairly depending on experience and education which can range from $19-23 per hour.


We are are looking for a teacher to join our team that is committed to being an educator, someone who values creativity, and someone who will dedicate the energy and time necessary to maintain an engaging environment for our children in the Afterschool portion of our day. You will be working alongside of other Afterschool teachers throughout the day. The Afterschool program consists of art projects, free choice, outside time, and story time. Cleaning and classroom maintenance is also a necessary role in the Afterschool program position. It is also important to maintain friendly and professional relationships between staff members and the wonderful community of parents at GPM.


Please only apply for this position if you have complete the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children. Please send a resume and cover letter to gpmontessori@gmail.com if you are interested in this position and can commit to one year.
 
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Little Elephant Montessori School, Oakland (4/16)


Montessori Head Teacher (Oakland Rockridge/Claremont)
Compensation: Competitive Salary and Benefits based on Education and Experience employment type: full-time Little Elephant Montessori School, located in the heart of the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland, is looking for a new Head Teacher for our Primary class (3-6yrs). This position will begin on July 1, 2016


Founded in 2003, Little Elephant is a well-established and much-loved part of the community. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, nurturing and experienced Montessori teacher to lead our main classroom. The position is full time Mon-Fri 8am-3:30pm with some evenings for staff meetings and parent events.


Successful applicants must have:

  • At least 12 ECE units
  • Certified Montessori Teaching credential
  • A minimum of five years of teaching experience
  • Infant/Child First aid/CPR
  • At least three professional references from work as a Montessori teacher, official transcripts, proof of LiveScan fingerprinting, and a clean background check.
  • Must be kind and dedicated to the children
  • Must have a common belief in our school core values (peace, kindness, building community, supporting creativity and passion for learning)
  • Must have excellent communication skills and speak English fluently


Little Elephant offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance. Full time employees receive six weeks of paid vacation during school holidays as well as days of personal time. Position is available July 1st, 2016 Please submit a cover letter and resume to natanya@littleelephant.net
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Montessori Northwest, Portland, OR (4/10)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Portland, OR


Montessori Northwest, an AMI Teacher Training Center located in Portland, Oregon, is seeking an experienced nonprofit administrator who will work collaboratively with program staff as our next Executive Director. The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of nonprofit management including board development, financial acumen, development and/or marketing. The ideal candidate will be a servant leader who has strong communication skills, engages in self-reflection, and gets joy out of supporting mission-driven work. 


Full posting (https://goo.gl/4y3zk4
Learn about Montessori Northwest (https://montessori-nw.org/about-us/


Please submit a cover letter and resume to James Phelps, Interim Executive Director, at james@montessori-nw.org or 622 SE Grand Avenue, Portland OR 97214. For full consideration please apply by April 21, 2017. Position open until filled.


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Montessori House of Children (04/01)

​Montessori School in heart of San Francisco seeks exceptional AMS certified teacher to join our unique community. Our year-round program consists of a diverse community of families and educators. We seek to establish and maintain a positive and prepared Montessori environment to support each child to reach their fullest potential.

Essential qualities: 

Commitment to developmentally appropriate practice for children 3 to 6 years in the Montessori tradition. The daily maintenance of a respectful and cooperative atmosphere. A strong understanding and implementation of the Montessori method with the ability to share knowledge with current and future families. Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Flexibility to work with children enrolling throughout the year. Confidence working with a variety of cultures, languages and family structures. Ability to develop classroom setting that is organized and engaging. Comfortable with all written communication and documentation. Embraces parent involvement in classroom.

Minimum requirements: 

CPR and First Aid Certification.

3+ years as Lead Teacher in a Montessori classroom.

12+ ECE credits.


Positions are full-time, year-round with three weeks paid​ 
vacation, school holidays, and PTO. We offer health insurance, 401K, and a competitive salary.


Please provide a cover letter, resume, three references.​ info@montessorisf.net

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Beginnings & Beyond Montessori Christian Preschool & Kindergarten, Concord (4/01)


We are seeking a part time Montessori teacher who is flexible to work either in our toddler or preprimary environment.
Position Start Date:   April 2017
Work Hours: 7:30-12:00 (potential to reach full time)


Requirements:
Montessori Early Childhood Credential
Knowledge of the Bible, and willingness to share faith in God to children

Job description
Observation/Record Keeping
Environmental Preparation
Presenting traditional Montessori materials
Creating extensions or variations to Montessori materials
To pray with children as needed
To lead children through Bible stories

Compensation
Salary depends on experience and unitsIf interested please contact the director, Robin Stearns, at (925) 676-6244 or by e-mail at preschool@fpcconcord.org.  An application can be found at  http://www.beginnings-and-beyond.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Teacher-Application.pdf.


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Casa dei Bambini, Palo Alto (04/01)


Certified Montessori Pre-Primary Teacher
Eager and excited to educate the minds of tomorrow? Would you like to work with a team of educators that supports you like family? Are you looking to strengthen and fine-tune your professional skills and tool-set at a unique, premier Montessori school with over +25 years of experience and proven pedagogy in the Bay Area? Does this describe some of the key qualities you are looking for in a school? At Casa dei Bambini, this is how we hope you feel, everyday, as you welcome your students into your classroom. We understand that a happy teacher makes a happy class.


Casa dei Bambini school is hoping to hire you, a dedicated and passionate Montessori teacher for our Pre-Primary classroom (age 2-3) at our Palo Alto campus. We are an international and multicultural Montessori school in the heart of the Silicon Valley that provides the highest quality early childhood education, in a beautiful and enriching environment. We are an NAEYC accredited school that has been promoting children's well-being, safety, and self-esteem for more than +25 years in our community.


The ideal candidate has experience in a fast paced and synergetic environment. We are looking for someone with great communication skills who knows when to be autonomous and when to be a leading collaborator.  We are searching for a team player that will promote the Casa dei Bambini culture of maintaining the highest standards.


CdeiB offers a competitive full-time annual salary to our teachers. That means an annual salary + benefits! Our benefits include medical, dental, paid vacation & holidays, work-visa assistance, and even free tuition (for children that qualify). Further, we are continuously professionally developing our teachers. Our Education Fund is there to help our teachers further their education, register for conferences, attend talks and lectures, and more.


Qualifications:
·      Qualified Montessori teacher
·      Bachelor's degree (completed or in progress; graduate degree a plus)
·      Strong written and verbal communication skills, with willingness to engage with parent community
·      Familiarity with MS Office and email, cloud, and internet literate
·      Passion for Montessori education and desire to grow and develop professionally
·      Ability and desire to handle the demands of a premier school in the highly invigorating environment of Silicon Valley
·      Immaculate attention to detail, etiquette, and hygiene

To apply, please submit a cover letter and your resume/CV to: mmarcos.e.balzaretti@gmail.com. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Marcos Balzaretti. For more information about Casa dei Bambini school visit www.cdeib.com


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Glen Park Montessori (GPM), San Francisco (04/01)


Afternoon Program Leader
Glen Park Montessori (GPM) is looking for a creative, qualified, passionate preschool teacher to lead our afternoon program with 18 children! The hours are from 1 to 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pay very fairly depending on experience and education which can range from $19-23 per hour. There is always room for growth within our school if you are the right candidate. 


We are looking for a teacher to join our team that is committed to being an educator, someone who values creativity, and who will dedicate the energy and time necessary to maintain an engaging environment for our children in the Afterschool portion of our day which consists of art projects, free choice, outside time, and story time. Cleaning and classroom maintenance is also a necessary role. We prefer that you have a BA in ECE or a similar field and have Montessori experience. 


Please only apply for this position if you have complete the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children. Please send a resume and cover letter to gpmontessori@gmail.com if you are interested in this position and can commit to one year. Benefits are offered to employees after one year.

March 2017


Glen Oaks Montessori School, Millbrae (3/24)


Positions: Montessori Teacher and Assistant teacher

We are seeking dedicated individuals to work with us in our authentic Montessori program. Our school invites teachers who are passionate about Montessori philosophy and want to work in a peaceful, caring school. Candidates should have a desire to cultivate an environment that fosters a love of learning in our indoor and outdoor environments.


Glen Oaks Montessori is a well established early childhood program that is respected in the surrounding community.  Our school aims to develop the intellectual, emotional and social independence of the child in a nurturing and multicultural environment.  In addition to our Montessori curriculum, we have a strong a peace education program as well as music, Spanish and gardening programs.  


The available positions are for a Montessori trained 3-6 teachers and an assistant teacher. All candidates must have strong communication skills, a healthy sense of humor and a desire to work within a team of teachers.


-Candidates for the Montessori teaching position must have a bachelor's degree, three years of teaching experience and an AMS or AMI 3-6 teaching credential.
- Candidates for the assistant teaching position must have 12 units of early childhood education and experience working with young children is strongly preferred.


These are permanent positions that begin June 26, 2017.  Salary is competitive and dependent on education and experience. Included are five weeks paid vacation, eight paid holidays, medical benefits and retirement plan.
Qualified applicants please send cover letters and resumes to the school's founder, Lynette, at
 lynettecaron@gmail.com

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Burlingame Montessori School, Burlingame (3/24)


Position: Teacher and Site Director
We are seeking an experienced Montessori 3-6 teacher who will also act as the on site director.  This candidate should have a least four years teaching experience and hold an AMS or AMI 3-6 credential. Three units in early childhood education administration are desired but not required.  The candidate must have strong communication skills and be able to motivate and inspire our small team of three Montessori trained teachers. This individual should have a desire cultivate an environment that fosters a love of learning!


Burlingame Montessori is an established early childhood program that is well respected in the surrounding community. Our school aims to develop the intellectual, emotional and social independence of the child in a nurturing and multicultural environment. In addition to our Montessori curriculum, we have a strong a peace education program as well as music, Spanish and gardening programs. We invite teachers who are passionate about Montessori philosophy and want to work with us to maintain our nurturing and dynamic Montessori environment!


Salary is competitive and dependent on education and experience. Included are five weeks paid vacation, eight paid holidays, medical benefits and retirement plan. This is a permanent position beginning June 26, 2017.
Qualified applicants please send cover letters and resumes to the schools founder and director Lynette at 
lynettecaron@gmail.com


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North ShoreView Montessori, San Mateo (3/25)


The San Mateo Foster City School District is seeking Montessori teachers trained to work with three to six year olds, six to nine year olds, nine to twelve year olds and twelve to fifteen year olds in a public Montessori magnet program. 


Qualifications and Education

  • Montessori teaching credential and experience (preferred) 
  • Valid California Multi-Subject Teaching Credential 
  • Knowledge of: Montessori philosophy Developmental stages of the elementary and/or adolescent child 
  • Montessori lessons and materials for the age level for which applying 
  • California Content Standards 


Experience
Five years teaching in a Montessori elementary/upper elementary/adolescent program (Preferred) 
Experience with Special Needs, English Learners and Low Socio-Economic Students


Candidates interested should apply on EdJoin. Questions should be directed to Phyllis Harrison or Melinda Fore. Please use the following email addresses:
pharrison@smfcsd.net or mfore@smfcsd.net or telephone numbers 650 312-7588 or 650 312-7575

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Growing Light Montessori School of Kensington (3/10) 


Growing Light Montessori is hiring a Lead Montessori Teacher for our Toddler room serving children ages 2-3 years old. This is a Monday-Friday, with 8-3 or 8-1 schedule option.


Growing Light is a beautiful school located in the Berkeley hills. We are a welcoming and diverse community committed to supporting and uplifting all students, staff and families. GLMS is seeking an applicant with Head Teacher experience to join us starting August 14, 2017 with option for June/July hours as well.


Applicants MUST have 12 ECE units, be Montessori certified with 2 years classroom experience. This is a salaried position with generous vacation and benefit package. Applicants should please email resume, transcripts and references.
glms4u@growinglight.net


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Montessori del Mar Learning Center, Fort Bragg (3/10)


Montessori Leadership Position Our small public charter learning center in Fort Bragg, CA is looking for a Montessori educator qualified or motivated to be a Director/ instructional leader. This position is open to Montessori trained teachers, primary (ages 3-6) or elementary (ages 6-12) with CA multiple subject teaching credential. Charter school experience preferred, but not required. Montessori trained teachers with out-of-state teaching credential or moving towards credential will also be considered. Other instructional positions may also be available. 


We are a small public charter Montessori learning center on the beautiful North coast of California. Our rural community is on the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by Redwoods. Our center has been in operation for almost ten years and is run collaboratively by parents, teachers and our authorizing agent. 


District offers complete benefit package, staff development funds, and flexible job structure. Center offers full array of Montessori materials, supportive Board of Directors and fundraising/organizational support.


Please email brief bio and resume to Chloe Reed at
creed@mattolevalley.org

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Milpitas Montessori School, Milpitas (3/10)
We are seeking a Head Teacher for our combined 1st-2nd Gd & possibly a Head Teacher for our Kinder Class.


Responsibilities:

  • Incorporate Montessori method in classroom
  • Lead & develop curriculum/lessons/activities
  • Track & record student progress throughout the year
  • Collaborate with assts on duties & responsibilities
  • Mentor assts regarding Montessori practices
  • Constantly communicate w/ parents


Requirements:

  • Hours: M-F from 8:45-3:15 & work add'l hrs on occasion
  • Must start work 6/19; Prefer to start training anytime between 4/1-6/16
  • AMS or AMI Montessori cert in Early Childhd
  • 12+ ECE units including core ECE
  • For 1st/2nd Grade: Required: Min. 2 yrs exp working w/ kinder children in a Montessori class Preferred: AMS or AMI Montessori cert (or training in-progress) in Lower Elem and Min.1 yr exp working w/ children ages 6-8 in a Montessori class
  • For Kindergarten: Required: Min. 2 yrs exp working with children ages 4-5 in a Montessori classPreferred: Min. 1 yr exp working w/ kinder children in a Montessori class
  • CPR, first-aid skills, 15-hr Health & Safety training
  • Health screening, TB test, & fingerprint clearance


Email resume & cover letter to mmschoolca@sbcglobal.net. $20-$25/hr dep on exp


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Pacific Rim International School, Emeryville and San Mateo (3/10) - MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE


Pacific Rim International School (PRINTS) has the following positions available on its two campuses, Emeryville and San Mateo:


Nido (0 - 18 months),
Infant Community (18 - 36 months),
Children's House (3 - 6 years old) Montessori Guides and Assistants


1. Who are native speakers of either Mandarin, Japanese, or English.
2. AMI teachers-in-training who are native speakers of either Mandarin, Japanese, or English.
3. Individuals interested in pursuing AMI Montessori training (with our sponsorship)


PRINTS is a unique, AMI-recognized, dual immersion Montessori school that offers two exciting and innovative tracks from the Nido to the Erdkinder: a Chinese-English program and a Japanese-English program. Each environment has trained adults working together, each speaking and teaching in his/her mother tongue. At the heart of our programs is a shared passion for culture in all its variegated aspects and a commitment to meaningful education. Our two campuses are located on both sides of the bustling San Francisco Bay: in the vibrant community of Emeryville in the East Bay and sunny San Mateo, south of San Francisco. Our emphasis on multiculturalism reflects the trademark cosmopolitan aspect of the larger San Francisco community.


If you share an enthusiasm for Montessori and cultural exchange, please tell us about yourself and send your resume to: prints_sm@pacificriminternationalschool.org

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Star of the Sea Preschool, San Francisco (3/10)


A Catholic inspired-Montessori Preschool in San Francisco has an exciting opportunity for a Montessori-trained teacher with at least 2 years of teaching experience. You will be collaborating with 2 other teachers in the development of all areas of the Montessori curriculum. Our preschool is about people, and with the rich ethnic backgrounds of those entrusted in our care, we strive to bring out the uniqueness and potential of each child. We see the parents as the primary educators and as partners. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with educational background and experience, which includes benefits and a retirement plan. 


Essential qualities

  • Commitment to developmentally appropriate practices for children 2.5 to 5 years. 
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to develop classroom environment that is organized and engaging. 
  • Comfortable with all written communication and documentation. 
  • Flexible and a Team Player 


Requirements

  • AMS/AMI Certification. 
  • 2 years exp as a Teacher in a Montessori classroom. 
  • 12+ ECE credits. B.A. is a plus. 


Please email a cover letter and resume to jparas@staroftheseasf.com


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Brush Creek Montessori School, Santa Rosa (3/10)


Seeking a Toddler/floater/after care teacher for immediate placement, and for the coming 17/18 school year. 


Requirements:

  • Love of working with young children
  • Communication and problem-solving skills
  • Minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education (ECE) units
  • At least 2 years of experience in preschool/childcare setting
  • Physical ability to move with care and agility, and to lift 50lbs
  • CPR and First Aide certification (school will train if necessary)
  • Live Scan, TB clearance Appropriate Immunizations Preferred, but not necessary
  • Montessori Certification at Infant/Toddler level (school will train right candidate)
  • Experience in Montessori environment at Infant/Toddler Level


Duties include, but are not limited to:
Providing caring, supportive environment for students aged 18 months-3 years old, as well as Primary (3-6 y.o.) students at certain times
Communicate professionally with students, parents and staff Work collegiality with a team approach
Maintaining a healthy, clean, hygienic learning environment
Assist students with diapering, potty training
Administer First Aide/CPR when/if needed
Set up age-appropriate activities and space for toddler-age students
Set up cots/napping equipment and oversee napping space for toddler and preschool aged children

Compensation/Benefits depend on experience and education Please send resume and references to: Jed Burchett, Head of School
admin@bcmontessori.org

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American International Montessori, Berkeley (3/10)


Mandarin Speaking Infancy Program Teacher
American International Montessori is a traditional Montessori school in Berkeley, California offering Mandarin immersion and Japanese immersion programs for children ages 1 to 12 years old.


We are looking for warm, dedicated Montessorians to join our experienced team in our Infancy programs: Chinese Infancy Program Teacher. This position is for a native Mandarin speaking Montessori teacher for our Infancy program for 1-3 year olds.


Qualified candidates must:

  • have AMI Infancy credential with at least 3 years experience in a Montessori infant program
  • be a native Japanese or Mandarin speaker
  • be a team player, natural leader, and enthusiastic about working with both students and parents to build community
  • have a minimum of 12 ECE units and authorized to work in the US


For consideration, please e-mail cover letter and resume to office@AIMmontessori.com. Salary is commensurate with experience. For more information about AIM, please visit
 www.aimmontessori.com.


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Montessori Family School Preschool, Berkeley (3/3) - 3 POSITIONS


Our School: Montessori Family School is a well-established Montessori school providing education to children in the Bay Area for over 30 years. We create a harmonious and peaceful environment by valuing our teachers, parents, administration, and children.


Early Childhood Head Teacher

Opening for 2017-18 School Year


Qualifications: We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach to education.


Professional qualities include:

  • AMS or AMI Montessori Primary certification
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience managing an assistant teacher or in leadership
  • Significant experience working with preschool age children
  • Skilled at positive discipline and managing large groups of children
  • Desirable personal qualities include:
  • A love for children and a desire to meet all students' needs
  • Collaborative approach to decision making
  • Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
  • An intellectually curious lifelong learner with a sincere passion for Montessori education
  • Flexible and resilient with a down-to- earth, hands-on style
  • A healthy and well-developed sense of humor


Compensation: Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries.
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter as one PDF document to Shawna McCarroll,Director of Early Childhood, at 
shawna@montessorifamily.com. Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employee


Early Childhood After School Teacher
Opening 2017 - 2018 School Year
Our after school program serves our preschool. The after school teacher is responsible for preparing a warm and safe indoor and outdoor environment that is orderly, clean and appealing, and permits the child to grow, explore and learn from his/her activity.


Qualifications: We seek a positive role model who embraces life-long learning and demonstrates a strong work ethic as well as a collaborative approach to education. He or she must have the ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children, a high degree of emotional maturity and stability, and the good judgment to handle a crisis should it occur. Montessori training is not required, but a passion for Montessori philosophy and methods and a strong desire to learn about the Montessori approach to education are essential.


Professional qualifications include:

  • 12 Early Childhood Education units including Child Family Community and Child Development
  • 8 hour Child, Health and Safety class
  • Significant experience working with preschool age children
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled at positive discipline and managing large groups of children
  • Desirable personal qualities include:
  • A love of children and a desire to meet all students' needs
  • Collaborative, team-oriented approach to decision-making
  • Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
  • Flexible and resilient with a down-to- earth, hands-on style
  • A healthy and well-developed sense of humor


Compensation: Montessori Family School offers competitive salaries. Hours are M - F, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. or 12:30 - 6 p.m. beginning July or August 2017.
To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Shawna McCarroll, Director of Early Childhood, at 
shawna@montessorifamily.com. Montessori Family School is an Equal Opportunity Employee


Montessori Family School Preschool Substitute Teacher
We are currently looking for substitute teachers to work at our Early Childhood Campus in Berkeley starting now. Substitute teachers would be working in one of our Montessori classrooms with children ranging in age from 3 to 6 and would receive work on an on-call basis.
Compensation is $19 per hour for teachers with AMS and/or AMI certification, and $18 for those without the certification.


Requirements: Previous experience working with children is required. Must meet licensing requirements of 6 - 12 early childhood units. Montessori experience is a plus.
Only candidates with the above requirements will be considered. We regret that we will not be able to respond to all applicants. Please email your resume to 
shawna@montessorifamily.com.